Faculty & Staff
Dr. Muhammad Azam khan
Associate Professor / Chairman

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

Ph.D, Post-Doc
Department of Horticulture
Phone : +92-51-9062155
Mobile : +92-300-6884470
Fax :
Email : [email protected]
Address : Directorate of Advanced Studies, Arid Agriculture University , Murree Road Rawalpindi. 46300 Pakistan
Work Experience : 6 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Vegetable Physiology & Ecology
  • Greenhouse Vegetable Production
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Organic Cultivation
  • Establishment of Soil less culture for Horticulture Crops
  • Total Publications : 14
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Khan,A. R., Z.H.Cheng., G, Bushra., M.A.Khan., S. A. Shahjahan., I. Ahmad (2015) Acetyl salicylic acid and 24-epibrassinolide attenuate Decline in photosynthesis, chlorophyll contents and membrane Thermo- stability in tomato (lycopersicon Esculentum M.)Under heat stress. Pak. J. Bot., 47(1): 63-70, 2015(1.02)

    2. Sheng Lin.,Ting Chen., Xianjin Qin., Hongmiao Wu., M.A.Khan., Wenxiong Lin (2014) Identification of microrna families expressed in sugarcane leaves subjected to drought stress and the targets thereof. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 51(4),925-934(1.20).

    3. Khan, MA., J Chen., Q Li., W Zhang., L Wu., Z.F Li., W lin (2014) Effect Of Interspecific Root Interaction on Soil Nutrition, Enzymatic Activity and Rhizosphere Biology in Maize/Peanut Intercropping System. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 51(2), 405-416; 2014 (1.20)

    4. Khan A.R., Z.H. Cheng., B. Ghazanfar., M. A. Khan., Z. Yongxing (2014) Acetyl salicylic acid and 24-epibrassinolide enhances root activity and improve root morphological features in tomato plants under heat stress. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B -Soil & Plant Science. DOI:10.1080/09064710.2014.906645(0.7).

    5. Linkun W., Z. Li., Ji Li., M. A. Khan., W Huang., Z. Zhang., W. Lin (2013) Assessment of shifts in microbial community structure and catabolic diversity in response to Rehmannia glutinosa monoculture. Applied Soil Ecology 67:1- 9(2.368).

    6. Xiao Xuemei, Z-H Cheng , Huanwen Meng, M.A.Khan, Hezi Li (2012) Intercropping with garlic alleviated continuous cropping obstacle of cucumber in plastic tunnel, Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science, 62:8, 696-705 (0.699).

    7. Nadeem, A., M. A. Khan., Nasir, A., B. Rana., M.A. Khan (2011) Identification of Resistance Source in Potato Germplasm against Pvx and Pvy. Pak. J. Bot 43(6): 2745-2749 (0.947)

    8. Zhang, L, Q., Z,H Cheng., M. A. Khan., Yanli Zhou (2012). In Vitro Selection of Resistant Mutant Garlic Lines by Using Crude Pathogen Culture Filtrate of Sclerotium Cepivorum BERK. Australasian plant pathology (41) 211-217 (0.781)

    9. Cheng ZH., XJ Zhou., M.A. Khan., L. Su., HW Meng (2012). In vitro induction of tetraploid garlic with trifluralin. Genetics and Molecular Research 11 (3): 2620-2628. (1.013)

    10. Ahmed SS., ZH Gong., JJ Ji., YX Yin., HJ Xiao., M. A. Khan., A Rehman., I Ahmad (2012) Construction of the intermediate vector pVBG2307 by incorporating vital elements of expression vectors pBI121 and pBI221. Genetics and Molecular Research 11 (3): 3091-3104. (1.013).